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How Early Can You Get The Symptoms Of Hiv

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks...
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Is Malaria an early symptom of HIV?

Hi, I fell ill with malaria a month and one week after I was possibly exposed to HIV? Is this an early symptom??...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for your question,HIV and Malaria are two completely different infections (i.e. Malaria is <b>not</b> an early symptom of HIV). If you were at risk for HIV, it's a good idea to get tested at the three month point.Hope this... Read more »

Early symptoms after HIV infection

What kind of symptoms can occur short after a primary infection of HIV? I was recently diagnosed but I feel very well. I'm not on treatment yet and my CD4 count is 600. No viral load result available yet. How long can a person live without...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The range of outcomes with HIV infection without treatment is very broad (varies from person to person) anywhere from immediate life threatening problems to survival > 20 years for a small % of patients. In the pre-therapy days the average in... Read more »

symptoms=hiv-=diseases=die early...

I believe once you have symptoms of hiv you are doomed even with negative results. Just rememberthe hiv tests are not 100% accurate so symptoms = hiv+ period. Once you have symptoms, you will have all kind of diseases in your life the same diseases...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
You are so wrong. I believe that most people who develop symptoms of HIV after a risky encounter despite being HIV negative do so because of worry, and your posting does not help. Most everyone is familiar with the most common signs of HIV and... Read more »

multiple symptoms- DILS in early HIV?

Doc, yesterday, i had my creatinine and lover enzymes checked. My creatinine was nirmal at 1 while my sgpt was very high at 174 while it was just at 39 in november.I have experienced a constellation of symptoms , some are already gone but some had...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I do not know if this is HIV. I do know that an HIV test will determine if you are infected. Sounds like you need an in person doctor. Please discuss with one as your symptoms could be due to any number of different ailments. DW... Read more »
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Ur Stories on Early HIV Symptoms.

Posted by thinker, 3 Replies
Hello to all,

I would really appreciate it if some of you out there would share your stories with me about your experience with ARS (early symptoms) before you were diagnosed HIV +. What type of symptoms did you have? How long after your exposure... Read more »

Early HIV symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've had weird symptoms for the last month (more intense the last two weeks).

They started with itching and then came a huge headache (constant with front and back of the head), pain in my neck, a little bit of diarrhea (gone now), a white tongue... Read more »

Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »

Early Symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
About 10 weeks ago I had sex with a man I have since heard has hiv. We didn't use a condom. I couldn't wait the full twelve weeks so I took a 9 week at home that came back negative. However, I have a cough I can't seem to shake and had a yeast... Read more »